Weslaco breaks ground on latest drainage project

WESLACO — City leaders here broke ground on the latest in a series of drainage improvement projects sparked after catastrophic flooding wracked the region...

Hundreds say final goodbye to Villalon

BY NUBIA REYNA STAFF WRITER BROWNSVILLE — At least 300 people attended the funeral service for U.S. Army Spc. Miguel Angel Villalon at 10 a.m. Saturday...

Fed rules: Disaster funds earmarked for housing recovery

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has released a set of mandatory rules that will guide how state and local officials use...

Yellowjacket wrestlers clinch district duals title

MISSION — Edcouch-Elsa rolled past the competition en route to clinching the boys District 16-5A duals wrestling championship Friday at Sharyland Pioneer High School. The...

Challenges remain for private border barrier

MISSION — Tommy Fisher was affable and welcoming here on Wednesday afternoon as he greeted a group of reporters at the riverside property that...

Records: Murder suspects believed Weslaco doctor had $25,000 in cash

WESLACO — The man accused of shooting a doctor in November was recruited the same day the fatal robbery turned into a murder in...

High school baseball player charged with Donna teen’s murder

EDINBURG — A high school baseball player at PSJA Memorial High School faces a charge of murder following an investigation into the shooting death...

Weslaco woman charged in burglary turned murder case

EDINBURG — Investigators with the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office believe a 24-year-old man,  — who was originally suspected of burglary of a habitation and...

Island plays host to Winter Outdoor Wildlife Expo

BY ALANA HERNANDEZ STAFF WRITER SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — Nature enthusiasts will soon be able to venture into this coastal area and listen to an array...

‘Tele-health’ bridges gap between veteran and doctor

HARLINGEN — Veterans no longer have to drag themselves to an office or clinic when they’re ailing. Now, thanks to the VA Video Connect/Tele-Health System,...